AFGJI hosts 31st Annual Athletic Meet


The Closing Ceremony of 31st annual sports day of AFGJI was held today. The Chief Guest on the occasion was Air Cmde Bhaskar Nandi VSM, Air Officer Commanding, Air Force Central Medical Establishment. After the Welcome Address, an impressive March Past was done by the students. The school choir ‘Ekyataan’ sang the Institute Song. Thereafter the Annual Sports Report was presented by the Principal, Mrs Poonam S Rampal highlighting the achievements of the students at the zonal, state and national level. After that, athletic events were held wherein the young athletes took part and performed to the best of their abilities. During the cultural programme, the Special Wing students put up a dance performance ‘Born to Win’. The Primary students performed Yoga and also danced to the beats of lively music and performed the Garba dance. The ‘Jasmine Flower Dance’ by the senior students depicted a wonderful collaboration of dance and design.

Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute, Subroto Park, New Delhi hosted the 31st Annual Athletic Meet from 8th December to 10th December 2016. Earlier, on 8th December Air Cmde AK Misra VSM, Principal Director (Schools, Adventure and Sports) and Chairman Managing Committee, AF Schools was the Chief Guest declared the Meet open. Mrs Kamini Misra felicitated the athletes who won in various sports events. Thereafter, various races, jumps and throws were held on 8th and 9th December for the students as well as staff.

Mrs Mitali Nandi gave away the prizes and trophies to the exceptional athletes. In his address, the Chief Guest lauded the efforts of the students for winning in sports and games like tennis, cycling, volleyball, net ball, skating, taekwondo to name a few. He also gave scholarships to the outstanding athletes. With the sound of bugles and lowering of the flag, the 3 day sporting extravaganza came to an end. After the Vote of Thanks, the national anthem was sung by all. The Annual Athletic Meet gave a splendid opportunity to all the athletes to showcase their sporting prowess and also to play the games in all fairness keeping alive in them the competitive and sportsmanship spirit.

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